Pakistan Navy EOD participates in 8th multinational exercise NUSRET 2021 at Turkey

Pakistan Navy participated in 8th multinational special operations exercise ‘NUSRET 2021’ at Canakkale, Turkey. PN Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team participated alongwith teams of other countries under the auspices of Turkish authorities. Teams from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Iraq, Read More …

704th SOF Support Training

FORT HOOD, Texas– Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) techs from 71st Ordnance Group (EOD) completed 2 weeks of Special Operations Forces (SOF) Support Training at Fort Hood, Texas, August 20, 2021. Seasoned team leaders and senior non-commissioned officers within the 71st Read More …

Inside the Army’s new training program for special operations bomb techs

After scanning the doorway ahead, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) tech dropped to his knees and brought his attention to the loose brown soil in front of him now blurred by out-of-focus night vision goggles. A quick adjustment to the Read More …

CIA officer killed in Somali raid on suspected al-Shabaab bomb-maker

A CIA officer died during a raid in Somalia last month targeting a key extremist thought to be responsible for an attack that killed an American soldier in Kenya last year, local intelligence officials have told the Guardian. The officer Read More …

U.S. Navy asks industry for stealthy ways to neutralize underwater sea mines without tipping-off the enemy

U.S. Navy researchers are asking industry for enabling technologies to neutralize low-observable underwater explosives from over-the-horizon ranges and undetected by enemy forces. Officials of the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Va., issued an updated solicitation (N00014-20-S-B003) on Friday for Read More …

In Burkina Faso, US Troops Train Local Soldiers

The United States’s military involvement in Burkina Faso is opaque. Even diplomats and military officials from other countries who are based in Burkina Faso told the Mail & Guardian that they have little knowledge of what exactly is happening on Read More …

UK loans Estonia four Jackal vehicles to support counter-terror mission in Mali

Estonian Special Forces deploying to Mali will be loaned four Jackal armoured vehicles by the UK Ministry of Defence, it is today announced. Minister for the Armed Forces James Heappey confirmed the loan, plus a three-week training package, for elite Read More …